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Title
[Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis]
Additional title: Noces de Pelée et de Thétis
Names
Francart, François, 1622-1672 (Artist)
Torelli, Giacomo, 1608-1678 (Set designer)
Silvestre, Israël, 1621-1691 (Etcher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1654
Place: [Paris?]
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA-17 Tor G Noc 2
Topics
Ballet -- France -- 17th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Set design after Giacomo Torelli, probably drawn by François Francart (1622-1672), and etched by Israel Silvestre.
Physical Description
Etching
Extent: 23.2 x 30.5 cm.
Description
Set design for Act I, scene 2, for the opera ballet performed at the Petit Bourbon palace, April 14, 1654, in which the king, Louis XIV, appeared. Libretto by Francesco Buti, text to the ballet by Isaac de Benserade, music by Carlo Caprioli. The scene depicts the same cave as in scene 1 but with Thetis meeting Neptune in the background; Thetis at right, sitting on a shell surrounded by mermaids, Neptune at left riding in a shell chariot led by seahorses.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737064787-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149068
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bee7a160-c6f4-012f-7fce-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1622: Creator Born
  • 1654: Issued
  • 1672: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1654. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1654). [Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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[Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis]